Excerpt: Playing chicken. Going eyeball to eyeball to see who blinks first. At the poker table, saying "I'll see your $100 and raise you $200." In an old game show, taking one more spin of the wheel in "Press Your Luck." In a new game show, turning down guaranteed cash for a chance to win more in "Deal Or No Deal.
Summary: It doesn't matter how large a monitor you use, how high you set your screen resolution - the Windows desktop is never big enough. And so you're always resizing windows, minimising, maximising, trying to pick out the app you need in a cluttered taskbar.